AECOM Electrical Engineer in New Orleans, Louisiana

Business Line Oil + Gas

Position Title Electrical Engineer

United States of America - Louisiana

New Orleans

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a highly talented Electrical Engineer to work in the New Orleans, LA office. This position is contingent upon contract award with an anticipated hire date in August 2017.

The Electrical Engineer will perform work:

Under the direction of the Supervising Discipline Engineer, interacts with other disciplines, project support groups, subcontractors, vendors and client as appropriate on an assigned project. Performs engineering calculations, prepares specifications, performs analyses, witness testing, issues reports and maintains related data. Primary focus is on electrical systems, and involves the development of electrical drawings and documentation for the energy, oil, gas and petrochemical industry projects.

  • Under minimal direction, completes engineering assignments of advanced complexity.

  • Comprehensive understanding of Electrical discipline and basic understanding of other disciplines. Effectively maintains liaison with electrical engineering and design staff.

  • Fully versed with the preparation and execution of project scope in the electrical discipline.

  • Plans and schedules engineering efforts associated with assigned project.

  • Support the development of electrical project engineering budgets.

  • Advises the Supervising Discipline Engineer about status of assignment(s) with respect to schedule, budgets, delays, and adverse problems.

  • Keeps proper engineering files and records.

  • Interface with electrical staff, other disciplines, vendors, contractors and clients.

  • Participates in Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT).

  • Work with project Lead Designer to provide guidance to project design personnel to effectively produce detailed electrical design drawings, including electrical equipment physical layouts, electrical installation details, electrical equipment layout, electrical cable design, motor schematics.

  • Perform design quality review to ensure quality and consistency of drawings is being met per the Quality Procedures.

  • Participate in on site installation and start up and commissioning activities, as required, to assist field personnel in systems checkout and commissioning, including coordinating with the control system suppliers and coordinating resolution to problems with other disciplines.

Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from a 4-year accredited university.


  • 6 years of electrical engineering experience, involving the engineering and design of complex electrical systems for industrial plant design projects.

  • Experience developing and checking one-line diagrams, schematic and wiring diagrams.

  • Experience with the generation of specifications for electrical transformers, cables, bus work and other electrical/substation equipment

  • Previous experience conducting power system studies utilitzing software programs such as ETAP, SKM or EasyPower

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working on Oil & Gas, Power and/or Petrochemical industry projects

  • Registered Professional Engineer

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • This positions does not include sponsorship opportunities for United States work authorization

  • Relocation benefits are not available for this position.


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 163496BR